Alta

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Alta or ALTA may refer to:

Acronyms[edit]

Places[edit]

Canada[edit]

Norway[edit]

  • Alta, Norway, a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway
    • Alta (town), a town in the municipality of Alta in Finnmark county, Norway
    • Alta Airport, an airport in Finnmark county, Norway
    • Alta Church, a church in Alta municipality, Finnmark county, Norway

Sweden[edit]

  • Älta, a locality in Nacka Municipality

Ukraine[edit]

United States[edit]

People[edit]

  • Alta (poet) (Alta Gerrey, born 1942), poet and prose writer from Oakland, California
  • Alta (artist) (Andreea Alta Mihartescu, born 1974), visual artist from Bucharest, Romania

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Alta (novel), a 2004 fantasy novel by Mercedes Lackey
  • Alta, Spanish term equivalent to the dance Saltarello
  • Acqua Alta, a novel by Donna Leon
  • Alta capella, a 20th-century musicological term for Renaissance wind ensembles

Businesses[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Alta (dye), a red paste used by women in India, to paint the borders of the feet
  • Acqua alta (Italian: "high water"), the term used in Veneto for the exceptional tide peaks that occur periodically in the northern Adriatic Sea

See also[edit]